I can only conclude that the guise of intellectual openness and truth-seeking boasted of in academe is often a sham, overrun by shear prejudice and wilful blindness.
How is it possible to brainwash so many young people to the extent that they willingly transform themselves into human bombs?
Once upon a time we used to believe that England was 'home', now we are wondering why we should have an English Head of State.
In Michel Houellebecq's Submission, a novel set in 2022 France, an Islamic political party takes power and turns the country in the direction of Mecca
It is obvious now that the language of human rights has become do debased as to be next to useless. Any idea that seems good is now elevated to the status of a right.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Paris again made the news for reasons of terrorist violence. The protagonist in this case was an enterprising 'Carlos the Jackal'.
But what does deradicalisation mean and does it really address Islamic Stateís sophisticated ideological messaging?
The best responses to attacks like these might be renewed vigilance without terror, social tolerance without moral blindness and wariness without paranoia.
Thousands of Australians have procured and are procuring their illegal drugs, just so they have the option of dying before their pain and suffering becomes unbearable.
The Melbourne Cup shows why governments and taxpayers lose by trying to pick winners.
It is very hard for tyrants and dictators to control a populace that has access to global telecommunications.
The complexity of the current situation is perhaps best illustrated by the growing world migration and refugee crisis.